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Sumida River, Tokyo

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Flowing through the capital city, Sumida River offers a long waterfront with many sights. Enjoy a walk along the embankments under cherry trees and terraces, from where you can observe the skyline featuring the Tokyo Skytree and Asahi Beer buildings. You can rent a bike near Sumida Park, or start at Senso-ji shrine. The banks serve as a popular spot for local, who gather to drink, sing, or eat under the cherry trees. You can embark on a boat cruise, starting at Asakusa and ending at the Rainbow Bridge and Odaiba Island, enjoying sweeping views of Tokyo Bay along the way. Plan to visit Sumida River during your Tokyo vacation using our convenient Tokyo tour planner.
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  • While you're sightseeing in Asakusa I went. You can walk down the Boardwalk and can see the flow of the River from the bridge. We have very good atmosphere.
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  • Site to go and have a good view of a part of Tokyo. We can see the building of Asahi beer Azumabashi and walk bridge through a quarter of the more picturesque with the River in the background. Also nearby is the Temple of Asakusa.
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  • This is a typical large Tokyo river which passes through Asakusa and provides a good view of Tokyo Sky Tree. The river has many bridges crossing it and there are various river cruises available but th...  more »